Events

Upcoming Events

Georgian Studies Seminar Series: The Perils of History: Recurring Patterns in Georgian Politics

Thursday, 11 October, 2018 - 17:00
Syndicate Room, St Antony's College

Professor Stephen Jones received his PhD from the London School of Economics and Political Science in 1984. He has taught at the universities of California, London, and Oxford.  He was a Research Fellow at Harvard University and a Senior Associate Member at St Anthony’s College, Oxford.

Speaker(s): 
Professor Stephen Jones, Mount Holyoke College, USA

Nissan Seminar: Japan’s far more female future — in business, in the economy, in politics

Friday, 12 October, 2018 -
17:00 to 18:30
Pavilion Room, 4th Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College

Bill Emmott is an independent writer and consultant best known for his time as Editor in Chief of The Economist (1993-2006) and his books on Japan, which began with the bestselling The Sun Also Sets in 1989.

Speaker(s): 
Bill Emmott

Past Events

Party, Nation-State, Empire: Re-thinking the Grammar of Chinese Governance

Thursday, 31 May, 2018 -
17:00 to 18:30
China Centre, Lecture Theatre 1

Western political scientists, regarding China as a nation-state like any other, commonly classify it as a 'party-state' and as 'authoritarian'.  Yet China’s transition to modern statehood differed from that of almost every other post-imperial or ‘new’ nation on the planet.  Drawing on new scholar

Speaker(s): 
Vivienne Shue

Horn of Africa: Shelter from the storm: Somali migrant networks in Uganda between international business and regional geopolitics

Tuesday, 29 May, 2018 -
16:00 to 17:30
African Studies Centre Seminar Room

 

 

 

No prior registration is required to attend the seminar, but masters and doctoral students are encouraged to sign up to the online list of graduates working on the Horn of Africa: http://goo.gl/qtv30E

 

Speaker(s): 
Mohamed Hersi (Independent)

REES's Dr Makovicky discussing 'School of Europeanness: Tolerance and Other Lessons in Political Liberalism in Latvia'

Thursday, 24 May, 2018 - 15:30
Pauling Centre

Dr Nicolette Makovicky (REES) will be on the panel to discuss Dr Dace Dzenovska's new book 'School of Europeanness: Tolerance and Other Lessons in Political Liberalism in Latvia’.

The event will be a panel discussion on the book and the themes it raises, with the participation of:

Women's Rights Research Seminar: The Archaeology of Experience of Domestic Violence against women in Iran (Middle East Centre)

Wednesday, 23 May, 2018 - 14:00
Board Room, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College

This paper is based on a qualitative study conducted in Iran with 62 men, women and judicial officials in relation to domestic violence against women in Iran mainly in Gilan province situated in the north of Iran.

Speaker(s): 
Shahla Tizro (York St John University)

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